University of Economics – Varna has unveiled a learning corner, which is a donation made by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Bulgaria (ICPA), a strategic partner to this university. The learning corner is a new and comfortable space for student learning and relaxation, the first such donation ICPA has made in this country.
The donation was announced on 15 June 2020 with a public ceremony on the premises. The ceremony was attended by Iliya Iliev, ICPA Managing Board member; Marian Nikolov, ICPA Varna Regional Organisation Chair; Assoc. Prof. Simeon Milev, PhD, chartered auditor, ICPA Chair (2002 – 2004), member of the Commission of Public Oversight of Statutory Auditors (CPOSA) (Dec 2014 – June 2016), UE – Varna member of faculty until 1996; Dr. Anton Svrakov, chartered auditor, ICPA Managing Board member (1996 – 2002), UE – Varna member of faculty until 1996.
UE – Varna Rector, Prof. Evgeni Stanimirov, PhD, presented ICPA with the university plaquette, traditionally given to strategic partners. The ICPA logo was placed on the honorary wall in the Student Street. Prior to the ceremony, University of Economics – Varna and ICPA had concluded a cooperation agreement.
Such agreements clearly indicate that UE – Varna is an entrepreneurially oriented higher education institution that bridges the gap between training and business.
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA) is this country’s single national professional organization for all certified public accountants in Bulgaria. The CPA qualification has been recognized as one of the most prestigious professional business qualifications in this country. ICPA has a mission to provide its members resources, information, and guidance and help them deliver highly valued professional services that benefit investors, the general public, and clients.